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Lincoln, Nebraska
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The room was small but that was all we needed. No refrigerator or coffee maker but we knew that and planned for that. Reminded us of the European hotels that we've stayed at. Bed was very comfortable and room clean. They appreciate tips. Staff was pleasant and accommodating. I wanted to iron clothes and they were quick to leave off...

Thank Sheila S
Montreal, United States
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

The room was like Camalot It was a sweet room 304. Just big enough for me and my night. I loved the ceiling fan, very appropriate. Although we could hear the entertainment downstairs, thank goodness he didn't play to 1am as expected. The room had everything we needed for one day. We had breakfast in the dining room that came...

Thank Marry S
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere is amazing! The rooms were clean and inviting. You can't beat the location because you can bypass traffic and it's only a mile from Branson Landing. We were able to listen to live music in the evenings and have an amazing English breakfast in the mornings. We will definitely be back.

Thank Candy R
Owensboro, Kentucky
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We were seated promptly and the waitress took our drinks orders. I had the fish and chips with mushy peas, which wasn't very authentic British, but it was good. It was prob frozen fish sticks, but they were good. The peas were good too, as were the chips. My son had the chicken tikka masala which I tried, it was...

Thank Catfish85U
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Went to Branson to visit my friend Ronnie today. Every time I take off for the day, we research and hunt down really good restaurants. Today we were at The Pub at The Inn in downtown Hollister, across the lake from The Landing. OMG. I'm giving it 5 stars. The chef is awesome, the waitstaff is friendly, knowledgeable, & professional....

Thank Rebecca G
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Thank you for the wonderful review! We look forward to seeing you again!

Branson, Missouri
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

This is a fantastic bed-and-breakfast and a spot for lunch! We had lunch in the pub where we enjoyed a wonderful hamburger and even more fantastic fries. Ambience is very British. We had a tour of the rooms which were very quaint and clean. This is one of the oldest hotels in the area and has been updated. Yet it...

Thank WoodsFamilyTravels
Rock Island
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We were staying at Holiday Hills, Hollister, Missouri and asked about places to eat without getting into the crowds in Branson.....advised Hollister did not not have but one restaurant. However, quite by accident we "stumbled" across the Black Horse Pub adjacent to the Old English Inn in Hollister. What a well kept secret! My wife and our guests were delighted...

Thank Fred61201
Overland Park, Kansas
Reviewed 27 June 2016

What a treat to get away from the bustle of Branson and stay at this wonderfully charming inn with great people and great food. Very reasonable room rates and an atmosphere that is so refreshing. Looking forward to a return visit soon!

Thank msully409
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Went in for a Father's Day brunch. It was an absolute joke. No food. It was laughable this place was charging $20 per person and there was very few choices and what was there was empty. Staff was not around...stood at front door for 5 mins until someone in the back yelled to us to go seat ourselves. No one...

Thank JAEFamily
Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 11 May 2016

We stayed at the English Inn which is a 3 minute drive from Branson. The hotel, built in the early 1900s, was updated several years ago. There are several styles of bedrooms to choose from. Some of the rooms were smaller than others, but everything in all the rooms was top quality from the linens & towels, to the tile...

Thank PostKC

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience the nostalgic charm of one of the area's most recognized landmarks, The Old English Inn on historic Downing Street in Hollister, Missouri. First opened in 1912, the Inn underwent a full renovation in 2010. Enjoy a luxurious stay in one of 21 beautifully-restored guest suites complete with Elizabethan-style architectural detailing, magnificent wooden beds, fine linens and modern conveniences such as 32" LCD TVs, high-speed internet connection and free local calls. The newly renovated Downing Street Bistro, located on the lower-level, features fine dining for dinner and offers breakfast and a Sunday brunch. Next door, the intimate Black Horse Pub offers a full-selection of spirits along with occasional live performances by local musicians. Located just 3 minutes from the Branson Landing, the Ye Olde English Inn is a must-see piece of Ozarks' History. Bring your camera for a photo of the handcrafted staircase, beautifully landscaped courtyard and the carefully preserved mark on the stone walls of the lobby left by the overflowing White River in 1945. Nearby, see the Hollister Train Depot where many of the Inn's first overnight guests arrived eager to meet the friendly people and explore the breathtaking scenery in Harold Bell Wright's 1907 novel, The Shepherd of the Hills. Many of these 1900-era visitors star in The Inn's extensive photo collection. Whether you're looking for a romantic getaway, a place to reminisce with friends, military buddies or your extended family, The Old English Inn is the perfect place for any type group event, including weddings and anniversary celebrations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old English Inn

Address: 24 Downing St, Hollister, Branson, MO 65672-5568 (Formerly Ye Olde English Inn)
Region: United States > Missouri > Branson > Hollister
Price Range: $125 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Old English Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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“if you are travling with friends ask for two rooms with adjoining door where you can still visit with them”
 of 5 bubbles N1326FCjamest, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We only toured parts of the Inn as we enjoyed it's Black Horse Pub. The Inn has a number of pictures on its web site.”
 of 5 bubbles Fred61201, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The rooms facing Downing Street had the best view of the train station & the park.”
  • Historic train depot across the street.
  • One of the smaller guest rooms. New flat screens in every room. Some are suites with huge sittin
 of 5 bubbles PostKC, 11 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the band if you're there on a Frday or Saturday night.”
 of 5 bubbles brighnasa, 15 Jun 2014 | Read review
“If you are thinking about getting the suite to accommodate more people, don't. It will accommodate 3 at the most comfortably. The window bed and the ottoman pull out beds are not comfortable. There is a double bed and a standard couch. And you have to walk through the bedroom to get to the bathroom. So if someone is sleeping on the couch they will have to walk through the bedroom in the night. I recommend getting individual rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles LCLowe, 29 Nov 2013 | Read review
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